Subject: Re: init: getty repeating too quickly on port /dev/console, sleeping
To: Paul (NCC/CS). <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/30/2005 19:05:04
On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 02:05:38PM +1000, Paul (NCC/CS). wrote:
> Hi folks,
> i've really got to do something about this problem:
> su init: getty repeating too quickly on port /dev/console, sleeping
> Mar 30 13:45:33 su last message repeated 4 times
> Mar 30 13:55:46 su last message repeated 18 times
> Mar 30 13:59:44 su last message repeated 7 times
> something is not right here obviously.
> I read some threads on the mail archive but no lights have
> switched on for me yet.
> Why does it say this and how do i fix it please?
> ( i'm running xdm ).
Are you also running xconsole or xterm -C ?
Also make sure X isn't running on ttyE0
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference